DevOps Engineer

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Full-time

Were looking for a skilled and passionate Devops engineer.

If High Availability, Security and infrastructure as code are words that excite you, then you should definitely apply.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Configure and build new servers for production, development and staging.
  • Develop and maintain procedures to comply with security policies and IT best practices
  • Develop and maintain documentation of systems configurations and procedures
  • Work with other staff regarding configuration, backup/recovery and security issues
  • Monitor systems via applications, log files and sanity checks
  • Actively maintain PayFasts Configuration and build management systems
  • Database maintenance and implementations
  • Administer multiple servers running in high availability environment
  • Scripting to automate aspects of systems maintenance
  • Serve as an escalation point to resolve problems in Servers and users environment
  • Work closely with technical team members
  • Must be able to troubleshoot complex issues quickly and effectively
  • Support and troubleshoot internal systems
  • Research and evaluation of new technologies for our environment
  • CI, Testing and release management
  • Firewall Administration
  • Security and incident response
  • Patch management
  • Infrequent internal systems including Asterisk, Samba, and virtual environment
  • Review and analysis of Daily Logs/Backups

Required Skills

  • Experience in a Linux environment
  • WebServers (Apache|NginX)
  • Mysql/Maria/Percona Servers
  • One or more of the following Scripting Languages (Bash, perl, python, php)
  • LVM and storage technologies.
  • An in depth understanding of TCP/IP.
  • Hardening Systems
  • Virtualization


Nice to have

  • Configuration management tools (Salt, Puppet, Ansible, Chef)
  • SeLinux/AppArmour
  • NoSQL databases (Mongo, couch, redis)
  • Docker Fleet management
  • PCI DSS Experience
  • IPv6 experience
  • Knowledge of Standards and Benchmarks (CIS, NIST)
  • Routing/VLANS
  • Sip/asterisk/elastix/trixbox
  • Proxies (NginX, haproxy, maxscale, kingshard)



  • Education in the form of a bachelors degree or relevant diploma.
  • Proven experience in required technologies and skills
  • A good dose of Passion and Motivation.

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